The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 132 140 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Permanent jobs citing Clustering 96 84 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.63% 1.49% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.62% 4.41% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 107
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Clustering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2080 1903 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.25% 33.87% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1452 1677
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Clustering
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Clustering across the Berkshire region.

Clustering Salary Trend in Berkshire

Clustering
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Clustering across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Clustering Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Clustering
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 47 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Bracknell -1 30 £48,750 +30.00%
Maidenhead -9 10 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Slough -1 1 £41,000 -18.00%
Clustering
South East

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 137 (76.97%) Windows
2 85 (47.75%) Microsoft
3 70 (39.33%) MS Exchange
4 62 (34.83%) Active Directory
5 60 (33.71%) Oracle
5 60 (33.71%) VMware
6 56 (31.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 55 (30.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (29.21%) Security Cleared
8 52 (29.21%) SQL
9 51 (28.65%) Linux
10 44 (24.72%) Blackberry
11 42 (23.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 41 (23.03%) Citrix
12 41 (23.03%) SAN
12 41 (23.03%) SQL Server
12 41 (23.03%) MS Excel
12 41 (23.03%) High Availability
13 39 (21.91%) Windows XP
14 38 (21.35%) Disaster Recovery
15 37 (20.79%) SharePoint
16 35 (19.66%) Hyper-V
17 34 (19.10%) DV Cleared
18 33 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (17.98%) SC Cleared
19 32 (17.98%) DNS
20 30 (16.85%) UNIX
20 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2003
20 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (39.33%) MS Exchange
2 56 (31.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 55 (30.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (23.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 37 (20.79%) SharePoint
6 28 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (14.61%) Live Communications Server
8 25 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (11.80%) Lotus Domino
10 19 (10.67%) IIS
11 16 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2000
12 15 (8.43%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (6.18%) Resin
14 10 (5.62%) WebSphere
15 7 (3.93%) Lync
16 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (1.69%) Apache
18 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
18 2 (1.12%) ArcGIS
18 2 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (23.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.03%) SAN
2 32 (17.98%) DNS
3 28 (15.73%) Internet
4 17 (9.55%) Firewall
5 13 (7.30%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.30%) DHCP
6 9 (5.06%) NAS
7 6 (3.37%) LDAP
8 4 (2.25%) BGP
8 4 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.12%) WAN
9 2 (1.12%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.12%) WPA
9 2 (1.12%) VLAN
9 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.12%) Network Security
9 2 (1.12%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.12%) FTP
9 2 (1.12%) VPN
9 2 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (11.80%) Oracle Database
4 18 (10.11%) MySQL
5 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.93%) DB2
7 7 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.81%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.12%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.56%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) TestDirector
2 7 (3.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (3.93%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (10.11%) Russian Language
2 15 (8.43%) French Language
3 12 (6.74%) Spanish Language
3 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.06%) Back Office
5 6 (3.37%) Finance
6 5 (2.81%) Retail
7 4 (2.25%) German Language
8 3 (1.69%) Marketing
9 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (35.96%) Support Engineer
2 36 (20.22%) Consultant
3 29 (16.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 29 (16.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 27 (15.17%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 27 (15.17%) Messaging Engineer
5 25 (14.04%) Technical Support
6 21 (11.80%) Technical Support Engineer
6 21 (11.80%) Technical Engineer
7 17 (9.55%) Administrator
7 17 (9.55%) DBA
8 16 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (7.87%) Wintel Consultant
10 13 (7.30%) SQL DBA
11 10 (5.62%) Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Server Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (5.06%) Test Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
13 8 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) Java EE
2 6 (3.37%) .NET
2 6 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (2.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.25%) Web Services
4 4 (2.25%) XML
5 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.69%) Ajax
5 3 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.56%) WCF
6 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.56%) SOAP
6 1 (0.56%) Middleware
6 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.56%) XSD
6 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.72%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.36%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (11.80%) Replication
4 17 (9.55%) Computer Science
5 13 (7.30%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.74%) Firmware
7 11 (6.18%) Mathematics
7 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.37%) DataPower
9 2 (1.12%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) DTV
10 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 137 (76.97%) Windows
2 51 (28.65%) Linux
3 39 (21.91%) Windows XP
4 33 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (16.85%) UNIX
6 15 (8.43%) Solaris
7 13 (7.30%) CentOS
7 13 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (5.06%) AIX
9 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.69%) HPUX
10 3 (1.69%) SUSE
11 2 (1.12%) VMS
11 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.03%) High Availability
2 38 (21.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (13.48%) Incident Management
4 18 (10.11%) Change Control
5 16 (8.99%) Time Management
6 13 (7.30%) Load Balancing
7 12 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (6.18%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (6.18%) DevOps
8 11 (6.18%) Migration
8 11 (6.18%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.62%) ITIL
9 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.49%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.37%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.81%) Project Management
12 5 (2.81%) Release Management
13 4 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.21%) SQL
2 20 (11.24%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.30%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.74%) Java
5 11 (6.18%) Python
6 7 (3.93%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.25%) VBScript
8 3 (1.69%) VB
8 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.69%) C#
9 2 (1.12%) C
9 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (29.21%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.10%) DV Cleared
3 32 (17.98%) SC Cleared
4 28 (15.73%) Degree
5 22 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (8.99%) MCP
6 16 (8.99%) MCSE
7 13 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (5.62%) MCTS
9 9 (5.06%) MCITP
10 8 (4.49%) ISEB
11 6 (3.37%) IBM Certification
12 5 (2.81%) OCA
12 5 (2.81%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (1.12%) RHCE
13 2 (1.12%) CWNA
13 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.12%) CCNA
14 1 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) SLA
2 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (34.83%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.66%) Hyper-V
3 29 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (10.11%) XenApp
5 17 (9.55%) VMware ESX
6 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (5.06%) Terminal Server
8 7 (3.93%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (2.81%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (2.81%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.12%) vSphere
13 2 (1.12%) Nmap
13 2 (1.12%) NLBS
13 2 (1.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (7.30%) SCCM
2 11 (6.18%) Puppet
2 11 (6.18%) Nagios
2 11 (6.18%) NetBackup
2 11 (6.18%) WSUS
2 11 (6.18%) Data Guard
2 11 (6.18%) Munin
3 10 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (5.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (4.49%) Netcool
4 8 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.25%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.25%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.69%) SCOM
7 2 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.56%) WMI
8 1 (0.56%) OpenView
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 60 (33.71%) Oracle
2 60 (33.71%) VMware
3 41 (23.03%) Citrix
4 21 (11.80%) Fujitsu
5 20 (11.24%) Red Hat
6 15 (8.43%) Veritas
7 11 (6.18%) EMC
7 11 (6.18%) JBoss
8 10 (5.62%) IBM
9 9 (5.06%) Symantec
10 8 (4.49%) McAfee
11 7 (3.93%) Cisco
11 7 (3.93%) HP
12 5 (2.81%) Hitachi
13 4 (2.25%) NetApp
13 4 (2.25%) Sun
13 4 (2.25%) F5
14 3 (1.69%) Meridio
14 3 (1.69%) Sybase
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